Jules Verne Trophy 2008


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24.01.2008
JULES VERNE TROPHY
(CREWED ROUND THE WORLD VIA THE THREE CAPES)

SPEEDY START FOR GROUPAMA 3

At 07h 50’ 17’’(GMT), the ten men on Groupama 3 set off on the Jules Verne Trophy attempt. They will need to cross this same line, between Lizard Point and the Créac’h lighthouse, after rounding the three capes, prior to 15th March at 00 hours 09 minutes 21 seconds (GMT) to snatch the round the world record. The reference time held by Bruno Peyron since 2005 is 50 days 16 hours 20 minutes 4 seconds.

Crew on Groupama 3
Franck Cammas / Franck Proffit / Stève Ravussin / Frédéric Le Peutrec / Loic Le Mignon / Sébastien Audigane / Ronan Le Goff / Jan Dekker / Jacques Caraës / Yves Parlier Onshore weather expert: Sylvain Mondon (Météo France)

Record 5 – Jules Verne Trophy
21,760 miles, from the start of a line, which is virtually defined between the island of Ushant and Lizard Point lighthouse (UK). Crewed circumnavigation leaving the Capes of Good Hope, Leeuwin and the Horn to port. Time to beat: 50 days 16 hours 20 minutes and 4 seconds – Average speed: 17.89 knots Record held by Bruno Peyron, aboard the maxi-catamaran Orange 2, since March 2005.

Records set by Groupama 3
May 2007: Discovery Route (Cadiz -San Salvador), 3,884 miles 7 d 10 h 58 min 53 sec, at an average speed of 21.7 knots (- 2 d and 2 h / previous record)
June 2007: Miami - New York, 947 miles Time: 1 d 11 h 5 min 20 sec, at an average speed of 27 knots (- 18 h / previous record)
July 2007: Greatest distance covered in 24 hours 794 miles, at an average speed of 33.08 knots (27 miles more than the previous record)
North Atlantic Record (New York – Lizard Point), 2,925 miles 4 days 3 hours 57 minutes 54 seconds, at an average speed of 29.26 knots (- 4 h and 26 min / previous record)

Groupama and Franck Cammas: 100% trust!
Loyalty and commitment have characterised the partnership between Franck Cammas and Groupama for the past ten years. Indeed, thanks to the constant, determined support of the mutual benefit insurance company, Franck Cammas has built up an impressive track record. Starting off with Groupama, the first of its name, back in 1998, the adventure continued with Groupama 2 launched in 2004, then with Groupama 3 in 2006. In 10 years, Franck has stood out in all forms of competition, totalling 56 races, 49 in which he gained podium places and 28 victories.
During the maxi-trimaran record attempt, find us at the Groupama Race HQ located at 21 boulevard Malesherbes, 75008 Paris (open from Monday to Friday from 0930 to 1900 hours (French time) and from Saturday to Sunday 1030 to 1700 hours (French time).
Groupama3 Jules Verne Trophy 2008

Groupama3 Jules Verne Trophy 2008

Groupama3 Jules Verne Trophy 2008
Quelle: www.cammas-groupama.com

Groupama3 Jules Verne Trophy 2008

Groupama3 Jules Verne Trophy 2008

Groupama3 Jules Verne Trophy 2008
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